Mike McGee

Inducted: 1991
  • Born in Washington, D.C., 1938
  • Played offensive and defensive line at Duke University
  • Won Outland Trophy as nation’s top lineman in 1959
  • Honored with 1960 McKelvin Award as ACC’s top athlete
  • Recognized as ACC Football Player of the Year and All-American in 1959
  • Named first-team All-ACC from 1958–1959
  • Captain of 1960 college all-star team
  • Drafted by St. Louis Cardinals in 1960
  • Finished third in voting for Rookie of the Year
  • Retired after the 1962 season because of serious neck injury
  • Served as assistant football coach at several schools before becoming head coach at East Carolina in 1970
  • Became Duke head coach in 1971 and amassed a record of 37-47-4 in eight seasons
  • Earned doctorate in sports administration from University of North Carolina
  • Served as athletic director at University of Cincinnati from 1980–1984; University of Southern California from 1984–1992; and University of South Carolina from 1992–present
  • Member National Football Foundation Hall of Fame